NC Living Shorelines Workshops Take Place in February

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Two living shorelines workshops are planned to take place in February 2019 at the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, NC. 

The workshops are hosted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve, North Carolina Division of Coastal Management and Coastal Studies Institute.

From 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, a workshop for real estate professionals, property owners and homeowner associations will be held on “Promoting Living Shorelines for Erosion Control”.

Real estate professionals will receive four elective continuing education credits from the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.

During the workshop, participants will learn about the following:

  • Benefits and limitations of using living shorelines for erosion control;
  • Shoreline stabilization techniques, including living shorelines; shoreline stabilization permitting process;
  • Best practices for use of marsh plants and oyster shell in erosion control.

The second workshop for marine contractors, engineers, landscape architects, land use planners, floodplain managers, and other professionals is set for 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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